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“Testy” GOP Senate Debate’s “Clashes” and “Jabs” Escalate Nasty Primary

Vukmir and Nicholson's mutual disdain has been building for months, and last night's debate proves that things are only going to get worse and further weaken the Republican field.

By - Apr 27th, 2018 03:53 pm
"Sedate debate ends in a huff"

“Sedate debate ends in a huff”

MADISON — Last night’s Republican U.S. Senate primary debate was “testy,” it was petty, and it was defined by “clashes” and “jabs” that only serve to further ratchet up the intensity of Leah Vukmir and Kevin Nicholson‘s already-“nasty” primary.

Nasty attacks have been a near-constant throughout Vukmir and Nicholson’s GOP primary matchup, which has been defined by deeply personal and petty attacks, lobbed back and forth by Nicholson and Vukmir, their campaign staff and family members. Nicholson even drew Gov. Scott Walker‘s family into the fray — in support of Vukmir — when he refused to shake hands with Alex Walker, then accused First Lady Tonette Walker of lying about him.

And even when Vukmir and Nicholson signed the Republican Party of Wisconsin‘s “unity pledge” back in January, it was only a matter of hours before the two Republicans were right back at each other’s throats.

Vukmir and Nicholson’s mutual disdain has been building for months, and last night’s debate proves that things are only going to get worse and further weaken the Republican field.

Here are some lowlights and coverage from last night:

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4 thoughts on ““Testy” GOP Senate Debate’s “Clashes” and “Jabs” Escalate Nasty Primary”

  1. Terry says:

    The “debate” between these two drooling fascist republican half-wits went like this…

    “I’m crazier”
    “No, I’m crazier”
    “I want to be the far right-wing nut-job that loses to Senator Baldwin in November!”
    “NO, I want to be the far right-wing nit job that loses to Senator Baldwin in November!!”

    Behold! The Big Blue Wave is building republican morons! Which one of these lying, scheming, freedom trampling, fascist idiots will be swept away in November? Who cares! As long as they are gone.

  2. LenaTaylorNeedsToResign says:

    That’s the sort of passion we need to defeat Tired Tammy this fall, for sure!!

    DEFEAT TAMMY BALDWIN!
    Dump ALL DemocRATs in 2018!

  3. Thomas says:

    NASTY is the operative word in the piece on the debate between Nicholson and Vukmir. The first 2 posts in response to it were nasty, too – especially the 2nd post, featuring a tired attempt to discredit the energetic Tammy B as somehow “tired.” Going NASTY has worked for Walker and for Trump. It would be nice if this site could be nasty free.

  4. Terry says:

    @DonaldTrumpNeedsToResign, there are no democrats to dump moron! Tammy is the last one standing. Career Politician Scott Walker and republicans have had complete control for almost a decade, thus in reality, it is all their fault. Now put your Kwik Trip Little Debbies and Mountain Dew down, ooze back into your trailer, lay down for a little while and let the sugar coma wear off.

    Dump Walker
    Dump Vukmir
    Dump Nicholson
    Dump Vos
    Dump Fitzgerald
    Dump All RePUKEagains in 2018!

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